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Jobs and Internships

Open positions with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey and other related wildlife conservation opportunities.


Image of Kristin Ryerson, CWF 2012 summer intern, climbs a ladder holding a juvenile osprey that fell from it's nest after a strong storm in late-June in Absecon, NJ.Kristin Ryerson, CWF 2012 summer intern, climbs a ladder holding a juvenile osprey that fell from it's nest after a strong storm in late-June in Absecon, NJ. © Ben Wurst

CWF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

There are no open salaried positions at this time.


CWF INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey is excited to offer 2017 Summer Internship opportunities. Once offered, internships can begin on a rolling basis.

Our volunteer opportunities include both field work internships and office-based internships. These internships can offer either course credit or professional experience - depending on the intern's university requirements. Small stipends may be available in certain cases.


CWF OFFICE-BASED INTERNSHIPS

The following positions can be structured to potentially earn credits or volunteer hours. They are based in Trenton, New Jersey. Schedule can range from 7-25 hours per week, with flexible hours. College students, graduate students, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org.

Wildlife Conservation Internship

Assist CWF's various wildlife projects through research, correspondence, and administrative work.

Environmental Education Internship

Provide hands-on support for CWF's education department. Responsibilities range from: lesson planning, program development and implementation, including educational school presentations, to administrative tasks. A minimum of 10 hours a week required.

Special Events and Fundraising Internship

Special Events and Fundraising internship to include developing event logistics, researching prospective donors, creating and distributing announcements and invitations, securing, collecting and tracking auction items, assisting with mailings and phone calls related to donations, and providing support for event planning and other fundraising projects as needed. A minimum of 14 hours a week required.

Graphic Design Internship

Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud to create brochures, flyers, and other promotional items for CWF events and projects.

Public Affairs Internship

Assist CWF on policy initiatives, including research, communications, and serving as a liaison on various advocacy initiatives.

GIS/Mapping Internship

Assist with collection and analysis of GIS data for various wildlife conservation projects. Candidate must be proficient with ArcGIS, Excel and be familiar with statistical analysis, knowledge of R statistical programming software preferable. Other responsibilities may include literature searches and data processing.

Art Internship

Assit in the coordination of statewide art and photography exhibits, develop website material, explore program options in wildlife photography ethics.

Communications Internship

Work with CWF staff on social media strategy, email marketing, media relations and other public outreach projects.

Journalism Internship

Work with CWF staff on website copy, blogging, media strategy, print and electronic newsletter projects.

Marketing Internship

Work with CWF staff on corporate outreach, member outreach, and event promotion.


CWF FIELD INTERNSHIPS

Image of 2016 Great Bay Terrapin Project intern, Carly Sibilia holds an adult female terrapin.Zoom+ 2016 Great Bay Terrapin Project intern, Carly Sibilia holds an adult female terrapin.

Great Bay Terrapin Project Summer Student Internship (Application Period closed)

This is a volunteer position in the southern Ocean County & Atlantic County areas. This year the position is a volunteer position. We are seeking two student interns for 2017.

Intern(s) will work with CWF biologists and conduct hourly surveys on Great Bay Blvd. in Little Egg Harbor and Route 30 in Absecon from mid-May to late July. Intern will use their own vehicle to conduct road surveys and collect morphometric data on terrapins encountered in roadways. They will also work with volunteers to schedule patrols and manage roads that are patrolled. The main goals of the project are to reduce road mortality rates, raise awareness of terrapins, and to educate the public about terrapins. Interns will also help enter and analyze data for annual reporting.

Download 2017 Terrapin Project Internship

2017 Terrapin Project Internship - 450.3KB
Job description for students who are interested in applying for a volunteer internship to work with terrapins in S. Ocean County.


CWF VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA INTERNSHIPS (PAID STIPEND POSSIBLE)

The following position may be able to offer a paid stipend for qualified candidates. Intern will need the ability to travel, but can otherwise be managed from home or school. Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org.

Videography Internship

Gather footage and edit videos showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern. Qualified applicants may be eligible for an additional paid stipend.

Podcast Internship

Gather footage to create audio and video podcasts showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video and editing experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern.


CWF RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to intern@conservewildlifenj.org

Wildlife Research Internship

Assist and support our many wildlife initiatives with research that can be done from home or from school. Flexible scheduling and consideration of potential topics.


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Duke Farms Eagle Cam

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Check out the live stream from a bald eagle nest at Duke Farms in New Jersey. Follow along as they breed, incubate, and raise their young.